The President-elect’s closest circle of advisers seem to be selected on the basis of trust and experience.
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“You have to look at who’s doing the talking up,” says the Foreign Secretary, when asked about rumours regarding a possible Cabinet reshuffle.
The rest of the country needs to follow Liverpool’s example by moving into a lower tier, he says.
“Britain is responding to a health emergency, but also an economic emergency, and every penny of public spending will rightly come under intense scrutiny.”
All in all, it’s much of a muchness – with Douglas Ross down by about 25 points, now that his Party Conference coverage has faded.
With her odd mixture of indiscretion and obedience, her contempt for liberal groupthink and love of freedom, she in many ways a useful ally.
The Foreigin Secretary adds that “the days of being held over a barrel by Brussels … are long gone.”
It’s a rotten springboard from which to vault into Party Conference as it begins today. But what goes down may go back up.
Swire’s diaries help show how Johnson entered Downing Street, and has so far managed to remain there
His capacity to win some of his severest critics round, and persuade them of his “greatness of soul”, helps explain his success.
It’s speeches for Sunak, Patel and Raab; interviews in different formats for Gove, Hancock and others; while others still are relegated to panels…
“There’s a good deal there for the EU – we’d love to that free trade agreement, but if not we’ll fall back on Australian-style rules.”
Last month, he was sixth from top. Now, he is eighth from bottom. Only six Ministers have a satisfaction rating of more than half.
Benedict Rogers: It’s time for Raab to bring Magnitsky sanctions to bear on those oppressing Hong Kong
The Foreign Secretary helped to author this important legislation. If Britain is to continue to take a robust stance against Beijing, he must now use it,
Meanwhile the Prime Minister continues to slide down the rankings, falling into the 40s for the first time since taking office.
The overhaul of the civil service continues with a new (and notably less Eurocentric) head of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.